Passive assent or non-cooperation with evil?

by Geoff Hall on 18 April 2012 with comments

"Memory of the Berlin Wall" Copyright, 2012. Geoff Hall

What happens if governments around the world don’t receive a mandate from their people? What if a majority of registered voters choose not to vote? If only 25% of voters choose to vote, whose interests is the government representing? The bigger question of course is how do the 75% majority of the population respond?

Considering the chaos and destruction caused by the grasping of power, why do we vote for our political parties and their sales representatives? Democracy is like any other product, it has currency in an internal market, but recently it has expanded to the export market.

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